Ruth Stout's System for Gardening

How to use mulch to cut down on weeding and heavy labor in your garden using the Ruth Stout gardening method.



Ruth Stout Gardening
After you have mulched for a few years, your soil will become so rich from rotting vegetable matter that you can plant much more closely than one dares to in the old-fashioned way of gardening.
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No Work Gardening
Ruth Stout demonstrates her mulching technique.
Photo courtesy Gardenworks
Mulch Gardening
Spoiled or regular hay, straw, leaves, pine needles, sawdust, weeds, and garbage are great for mulch — or any vegetable matter that rots.
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